Since many years research has been carried out on how ashes from combined heat and power plants can become a useful resource, for example as compensation for forest biomass extraction. There are still knowledge gaps to fill about potential uses for these ashes and we are looking for research proposals!
–Our aim is to show how the Nordic countries can become carbon neutral and what that means for different sectors, says Energiforsk´s CEO Markus Wråke, project manager of the Nordic Energy Scenarios 2020 consortium.
Installing low-sloping racks upstream hydroelectric power plants is suggested to have high potential for diverting salmon smolt to safer passages. Recent study presents promising results in reducing risk of injury and mortality.
Energiforsk recently published a report from a project were syngas converted into bioethanol through bacterial fermentation was explored and major advancement was achieved.